Middle East

New test for Erdogan: What's at stake in Turkish local elections?

March 31 polls seen as test for Turkish leader and AK Party amid economic downturn triggered by 2018 currency crisis.

New test for Erdogan: What's at stake in Turkish local elections?

Turkey

Millions of Turkish voters gear up for key local elections

The Turkish economy, which has slipped into its first recession in a decade, has topped the election agenda so far.

Millions of Turkish voters gear up for key local elections

Turkey

Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer

Topuz is accused of having links to US-based Turkish Muslim scholar Gulen, whom Ankara blames for 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer

Turkey

Turkey orders detention of 300 people over alleged Gulen links

The order is part of multiple probes into supporters of US-based cleric, accused of being behind attempted 2016 coup.

Turkey orders detention of 300 people over alleged Gulen links

Turkey

Turkey targets NBA's Kanter for alleged 'terror' ties

Turkish prosecutors reportedly want Enes Kanter extradited; NBA player says there's no evidence against him.

Turkey seeks warrant for Knicks' Enes Kanter: Turkish media

Fethullah Gulen

Turkey orders detention of 100 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Detentions a result of probes into pay phone communications between alleged members of the network, state media says.

Turkey orders detention of 100 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Fethullah Gulen

US officials to visit Turkey over Gulen extradition request

Turkey says Fethullah Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in the US since 1999, planned the 2016 coup attempt.

US officials to visit Turkey over Gulen extradition request

Turkey

Turkey jails Gulen nephew, Trump 'looks at' extradition

Selman Gulen, nephew of self-exiled Muslim leader Fethullah Gulen, sentenced to years prison on terror-related charges.

Turkey jails nephew of Muslim leader accused of organising coup

Fethullah Gulen

Trump did not tell Erdogan he would extradite Gulen: WH official

An official told Reuters Trump didn't commit during G20 to extradite Fethullah Gulen.

Trump did not tell Erdogan he would extradite Gulen: WH official

United States

Flynn ex-business partner charged with secret lobbying for Turkey

Bijan Kian and Ekim Alptekin are accused of conspiring to 'covertly and unlawfully' influence US politicians for Turkey.

Flynn ex-business partner charged with secret lobbying for Turkey

Middle East

Turkey says Trump working on extraditing wanted preacher Gulen

Trump said last month he was not considering extraditing the preacher.

Turkey says Trump working on extraditing wanted preacher Gulen

Turkey

Turkey asks US to extradite Gulen, 83 alleged followers

List of suspects includes Fethullah Gulen himself, who Ankara blames for the 2016 failed coup against President Erdogan.

Turkey hands list of Gulen suspects to US, requests extradition

Middle East

Trump: US not considering Fethullah Gulen's extradition to Turkey

Comment comes after report says Washington is looking at extraditing Gulen in bid to ease Ankara's pressure on Riyadh.

Trump: US not considering Fethullah Gulen's extradition to Turkey

Middle East

Turkey arrests 61 soldiers over alleged Gulen links: state media

Those arrested are suspected of having links with US-based Muslim leader Gulen who is blamed for the 2016 failed coup.

Turkey arrests 61 soldiers over alleged Gulen links: state media

Turkey

Turkey detains 140 over alleged Gulen links

Arrests seen as part of crackdown against suspected network of US-based figure blamed for failed 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey orders detention of 140 people over Gulen links